The New York Times (New York, New York) 16 February 1919 Page 7
ELIHU ROOT 74 YEARS OLD. Spend. Day Quietly at Home, Re-e!ln Re-e!ln Re-e!ln j Palleltatlona from ; . Many Notablas. ; , mlhu Root was 74 years old yesterday, and h spent tha greater part of, the day quietly at his home, &&8 FUth, Avenue. He received many letters and telegrams of felicitation from person, la this country country and .abroad,, whom he met during his service as Secretary of Stat and on many other diplomatic miaslons. - - it was - announced yesterday by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences that Mr. Root would take an aHlv f.art this week in the observance of the centenary centenary of James Ruasell Lowell, and he wi;i be the toaatmastr at th dinner to be given in the Rits-Carlton Rits-Carlton Rits-Carlton Hotel on Thursday evening. Mr. Root waa born In Clinton, N. i on Feb. li. 1H43.